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Same old story: Q&A does aged care

The aged care sector needs more funding, more staff, better training and better food. So far, so ‘same old story’. ABC’s Q&A cast its gaze on aged care this week with a panel comprised of familiar faces for those knowledgeable about ...

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A new charter for stronger aged care rights

Charter of Rights

As the aged care royal commission continues to reveal deeply troubling cases of mismanagement and elder abuse, a new charter aims to shore up the dignity and protection of aged care residents. Released under the federal government’s aged care quality ...

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Air-con on trial: royal commission day five

Day five of the aged care royal commission saw a set of tense exchanges between counsel assisting Dr Timothy McEvoy and Leading Age Services Australia chief executive Sean Rooney. Rooney was taken to task by McEvoy over a number of ...

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